Cricket fever started around the world. It starts with ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 then Indian Premier League 2020 and after that ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020. ICC Women’s T20 World Cup started on February 21 (Friday) in Australia. This is the seventh edition of the tournament and 10 teams are participating – Australia, England, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, New Zealand, Bangladesh, South Africa, India, and debutant Thailand. All the ten teams divided into two groups.
The first match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup played between defending champion Australia and India. Australia team is the most successful team in the event having won the title four times. The ICC is introducing the front-foot no-ball technology for the first time in the Women’s T20 World Cup. According to the new no-ball rule, the third umpire will call the front-foot no balls, communicating this with on-field umpires. ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 league matches groups are:
|Group A||Group B|
|Sri Lanka||South Africa|
Players for ICC Women T20 World Cup 2020
Harmanpreet Kaur (Captain), Tanya Bhatia, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Harleen Deol, Richa Ghosh, Smriti Mandhana, Shikha Pandey, Arundathi Reddy, Veda Krishnamurthy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Shafali Verma.
Meg Lanning (Captain), Ashleigh Gardner, Nicola Carey, Erin Burns, Rachael Haynes, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Delissa Kimmince, Sophie Molineux, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland, Georgia Wareham, Tayla Vlaeminck.
Sophie Devine (Captain), Lauren Down, Suzie Bates, Maddy Green, Hayley Jensen, Holly Huddleston, Leigh Kasperek, Amelia Kerr, Jess Kerr, Rosemary Mair, Katey Martin, Anna Peterson, Rachel Priest, Lea Tahuhu
Chamari Atapattu (Captain), Kavisha Dilhari, Hansima Karunaratne, Nilakshi de Silva, Achini Kulasuriya, Sugandika Kumari, Harshitha Madavi, Dilani Manodara, Hasini Perera, Ama Kanchana, Sathya Sandeepani, Anushka Sanjeewani, Shashikala Siriwardena, Umesha Thimeshani, Udeshika Prabodani.
Salma Khatun (Captain), Fahima Khatun, Ayasha Rahman, Fargana Hoque Pinky, Jahanara Alam, Murshida Khatun, Nahida Akter, Nigar Sultana Joty, Panna Ghosh, Ritu Moni, Rumana Ahmed, Sanhida Islam, Shamima Sultana, Sobhana Mostary, Khadiza Tul Kubra.
Heather Knight (Captain), Anya Shrubsole, Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Freya Davies, Sophie Ecclestone, Georgia Elwiss, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Nat Sciver, Fran Wilson, Lauren Winfield, Danni Wyatt, Kate Cross, Mady Villiers.
Dane van Niekerk (Captain), Nadine de Klerk, Trisha Chetty, Mignon du Preez, Shabnim Ismail, Marizanne Kapp, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Lizelle Lee, Sune Luus, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Nondumiso Shangase, Tumi Sekhukhune, Chloe Tryon, Laura Wolvaardt.
Bismah Maroof (Captain), Aliya Riaz, Aiman Anwar, Anam Amin, Ayesha Naseem, Fatima Sana, Iram Javed, Javeria Khan, Muneeba Ali, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Nawaz, Syeda Aroob Shah, Diana Baig.
Stafanie Taylor (Captain), Shemaine Campbelle, Shamilia Connell, Alliyah Alleyne, Deandra Dottin, Afy Fletcher, Cherry-Ann Fraser, Sheneta Grimmond, Chinelle Henry, Lee-Ann Kirby, Hayley Matthews, Anisa Mohammed, Chedean Nation, Shakera Selman, Britney Cooper.
Sornnarin Tippoch (Captain), Naruemol Chaiwai, Natthakan Chantam, Onnicha Kamchomphu, Rosenanee Kanoh, Suwanan Khiaoto, Nannapat Khoncharoenkai Suleeporn Laomi, Soraya Lateh, Nattaya Boochatham, Wongpaka Liengprasert, Ratanaporn Padunglerd, Thipatcha Putthawong, Chanida Sutthiruang, Phannita Maya.
Schedule of ICC Women T20 World Cup: Venue, Time Table, and Time in IST and local time
|S.No.||Date||Match||Stadium||Venue||Time IST||Local Time|
|1||21 February||Ind vs Aus||Sydney Showground Stadium||Sydney||1:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|2||22 February||WI vs Thai||W.A.C.A. Ground||Perth||11:30 AM||2:00 PM|
|3||22 February||NZ vs SL||W.A.C.A. Ground||Perth||4:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|4||23 February||Eng vs SA||W.A.C.A. Ground||Perth||4:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|5||24 February||Aus vs SL||W.A.C.A. Ground||Perth||11:30 AM||2:00 PM|
|6||24 February||Ind vs Ban||W.A.C.A. Ground||Perth||4:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|7||26 February||Eng vs Thai||Manuka Oval||Canberra||8:30 AM||2:00 PM|
|8||26 February||WI vs Pak||Manuka Oval||Canberra||1:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|9||27 February||Ind vs NZ||Junction Oval||Melbourne||8:30 AM||2:00 PM|
|10||27 February||Aus vs Ban||Manuka Oval||Canberra||1:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|11||28 February||SA vs Thai||Manuka Oval||Canberra||8:30 AM||2:00 PM|
|12||28 February||Eng vs Pak||Manuka Oval||Canberra||1:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|13||29 February||NZ vs Ban||Junction Oval||Melbourne||8:30 AM||2:00 PM|
|14||29 February||Ind vs SL||Junction Oval||Melbourne||1:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|15||1 March||SA vs Pak||Sydney Showground Stadium||Sydney||8:30 AM||2:00 PM|
|16||1 March||Eng vs WI||Sydney Showground Stadium||Sydney||1:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|17||2 March||SL vs Ban||Junction Oval||Melbourne||8:30 AM||2:00 PM|
|18||2 March||Aus vs NZ||Junction Oval||Melbourne||1:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|19||3 March||Pak vs Thai||Sydney Showground Stadium||Sydney||8:30 AM||2:00 PM|
|20||3 March||WI vs SA||Sydney Showground Stadium||Sydney||1:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|21||5 March||Semi-Final 1 (A1 vs B2)||Sydney Showground Stadium||Sydney||8:30 AM||2:00 PM|
|22||5 March||Semi-Final 2 (B1 vs A2)||Sydney Showground Stadium||Sydney||1:30 PM||7:00 PM|
|23||8 March||Final||Junction Oval||Melbourne||1:30 PM||7:00 PM|